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Sleepers Restaurant

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Italian, Pizza, Portuguese, Contemporary, Gastropub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1 Python Street | Hoedspruit Railway Station, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
+27 15 793 1014
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The overall experience that I encountered at Sleepers was EPIC! With working and living out in the bush, it's pretty hard to find a restaurant like this. 4 Mates and I decided to try this place after hearing great reviews about it. my steak was cooked to perfection! Definitely a winning formula

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Maja P, Owner at Sleepers Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you We have been working very hard on our steaks in particular so this is absolutely great news, hope to see you guys again maja More 

Phalaborwa, South Africa
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The best restaurant in the Hoedspruit area! We will always keep going back. We live in Phalaborwa but will drive the 80km to Hoedspruit to enjoy a meal here. A converted train station (where the train still runs past) with great atmosphere! Family friendly, vibey, terrific! Pre-drinks in their quaint pub, dinner on their wooden deck, under a giant tree,... More 

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Maja P, Manager at Sleepers Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive feedback maja More 

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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here after picking up supplies for self driving in Kruger and on the way back to East Gate Airport. The food was fantastic both times. Bonus: Free wifi

Thank Jen R
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is an old train station turned into a restaurant and bar, the bar area is very small and has it's local growd of people. The prices are not the cheapest but one upside is a free shot when a train goes past, we had a mixture of tequila and jelly shots. It would have been better if they had... More 

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Tzaneen, South Africa
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

....I had superb chicken liver pate' and a pate' de foie gras in 2010 and 2013. There is nothing left of those dishes!!! The prego roll was scarce and dystasteful as marinated with a sauce that was supposed to be special but as a matter of fact was bad!!! I was given n american sweet tomato sauce of scarce quality... More 

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always good food, (overly) extensive menu and reasonable wine list. Service is great, friendly and helpful.

Thank Liam M
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Steak I ordered was terrible - it was replaced and unfortunately not much better !!!!!!! - the service was reasonable

Thank Meerkat841
Maja P, Owner at Sleepers Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, i will look into the issue and am aware of it Best Regards More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good casual outdoor meals at good value. Service is good, variety of typically South African dishes. Good vibe in the evenings.

Thank peterhartley2016
Cheadle Hulme, United Kingdom
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351 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended by guest house and enjoyed a pleasant meal in the old railway station. The venison medallions were very pleasant and reasonably priced

Thank Michael N
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sleepers Restaurant offers the best of both worlds: good food and an awesome local pub atmosphere. History is written on the walls of the restaurant through óld newspaper articles and you certainly feel cosy and welcome: the vibe is fantastic. A local hang out for where you meet for a beer and weekends guests and staff from lodges surrounding Hoedspruit... More 

Thank Jack F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Italian, Pizza, Portuguese, Contemporary, Gastropub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Python Street | Hoedspruit Railway Station, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Limpopo Province  >  Hoedspruit
  • Phone Number: +27 15 793 1014
Sleepers is Located in the old Railway station Building in Hoedspruit. lovely outside seating on the deck under huge Mahogany tree's or have a drink in the cosy railway pub!

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